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Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Top 10 Prospects

Over the last two weeks we’ve been counting down the Pirates Prospects 2011 Top 10 Prospects, ending today with 2010 first round pick Jameson Taillon.  Here is the recap of the top 10, with links to the individual write-ups:

1. Jameson Taillon
2. Starling Marte
3. Tony Sanchez
4. Stetson Allie
5. Luis Heredia
6. Bryan Morris
7. Rudy Owens
8. Jeff Locke
9. Zack Von Rosenberg
10. Colton Cain

The Pirates Prospects 2011 Prospect Guide features the top 50 prospects in the system, as part of 237 prospect reports that are included in the book. The book also features interviews with Jameson Taillon, Stetson Allie, Zack Von Rosenberg, and Zack Dodson, and is the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates’ farm system that you can find. If you enjoyed the top 10 prospect countdown, be sure to order your copy of the book today by clicking the “Buy Now” button below, or to the right.

There will be a chat this coming Tuesday about the book, the top 10 prospects, Spring Training, and other topics.  Go here to submit your questions early, and come back at 2:00 PM EST on Tuesday to join the chat.

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Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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  • Anonymous

    Just got the book yesterday great, easy read.
    Nice article in the back of eSPN magazine on Tim Alderson and his lost velocity. Gives me some concerns on Pirates developement program. Is it too focused on preventing injuries? Allowing some players to stagnate while others actually regress?

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